Riki Alexander

SE™ PractitionerSE Assistant


Riki Alexander Somatics

Over forty years experience as body-centered therapist & educator, 20 years practicing SE, Riki is the senior Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner in the Washington, DC area, focusing on trauma recovery, nervous system stabilization, and the restoration of joy and wholeness. Riki is an AmSAT certified senior teacher of the Alexander Technique, an ISMETA Registered Somatic Movement Therapist, and a USABP member (US Association for Body Psychotherapy). She incorporates Arny Mindell's Process Work & Authentic Movement into her practice. Riki's greatest joy lies in supporting each client's unique personal process, trusting the creative self-regulation of every nervous system to proceed along its own healing path. In addition to a private practice working with individuals and couples, Riki has been a long-time primary assistant on Somatic Experiencing® trainings. She is a SETI- approved provider of required personal sessions and case consultations/supervision for SE students at all levels of training. E-mail is the best way to contact her.


  • Addiction
  • Adults
  • Adults abused as children
  • Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Complex PTSD
  • Couples
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse

SE Level

SE™ Practitioner

Professional Title

Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, Body Psychotherapist, Certified Senior Alexander Technique Teacher

Professional Certifications